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Stress Reducing Strategies Stress Reducing Strategies It's beginning to look a lot like that season!  Snowy weather, holiday lights, smells of yummy food, and not to mention the holiday concerts, gatherings, and celebrations!  It all sounds so wonderful, but can also be so stressful!  So, when you feel a little overwhelmed, feel free to try some of the "stress reducing" strategies that your Elementary (or Middle/High School) ...
Gingerbread New York State Gingerbread New York State     A group of ten 4 th grade students spent two weeks researching New York State’s physical features, creating a gingerbread New York State, and frosting it. The creation is on display at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, New York until January 2019.  
1st Quarter Honor Roll 1st Quarter Honor Roll   6th GRADE HIGH HONOR Brown, Morgan Gale, Hailey Harris IV, Richard Hubbard, Meghan Libbey, Mallory Marshall, Emma Miller, Ysabelle VanLiew, Riley   6th GRADE HONOR Eaton, Haleigh Lea, Thomas Little, Hannah McCall, Alexandria Olbrys, Gwendolyn Petit V, Robert Stacconi, Adrianna Weeks, Zander   7th GRADE HIGH HONOR Doty, Kyle Doughty, ...
Community Health Assessment Community Health Assessment The Cortland Community Assessment Team is in the process of completing the Cortland Counts Comprehensive Report to be published in 2019. Prior reports can be downloaded from the  Seven Valleys Health Coalition website . The Community Assessment Team is comprised of the Cortland County Health Department, Cortland Regional Medical Center, United Way for Cortland County, SUNY Cortland’s ...
Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child McGraw Foreign Language Club embraced the giving season by continuing to support the organization Samaritan Purse: Operation Christmas Child and its endeavor to send needy children in third world countries shoe boxes filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items.  For many of these children, the gift-filled box is the first gift they have ...
Club X Club X McGraw CSD has been providing an afterschool enrichment opportunity for 5 th graders called “Club X.”  Ms. Keiser is facilitating this student-guided program on Thursdays.  Club X allows students an opportunity to explore topics about the bizarre, mysterious, and unusual.  Some subjects of discussion are science fiction, strange history, myths/legends, cryptozoology, ...
PreCalculus Class PreCalculus Class I n Mr. Tkachuk’s PreCalculus (Math 138) senior, James Connelly, is showing how he solved one of the homework problems. He is demonstrating how to graph a logarithmic function with transformations without using a graphing calculator.  Right now in PreCalc students are working on logarithmic and exponential functions.   
2018 FBLA Food Drive 2018 FBLA Food Drive A heartfelt thank you to each of the students and staff who contributed to the 2018 FBLA Food Drive to benefit the McGraw Food Pantry.  We collected over 860 items - 32 boxes of food to help local families.  Congratulations to the top two class winners:  Mrs. Eckstrom and Ms. Coombs.    
Classroom Frog Classroom Frog   Thanks to Haleigh Eaton and Mr. Brown, Mrs. DiFulvio's classroom has a terrarium and tree frog.  Students are constantly dropping by to try and catch a glimpse of our elusive new friend.  Observing and caring for an animal instills a sense of responsibility and respect for life.  Classroom pets can help develop empathy and increased awareness of the needs and feelings ...
8th Grade Science 8th Grade Science Eighth grade Science students studying density and how convection currents move in the Earth.
TC3 Field Trip TC3 Field Trip   The 10th graders attend a fieldtrip through the ACE program at Tompkins Cortland Community College on November 1, 2018.  The students worked through College Life related scenerios in groups and brainstormed what the best choices would be and why.   The students had discussions about what values are important to them and how those values will help them decide what ...
Executive FUNction Executive FUNction   Executive functions are skills that help people plan, organize and complete tasks.  We are learning about how our brains work best and how we can help our brains work better by monitoring our executive functioning skills!   Here is a picture of us working on a few “paying attention” task cards.  A FUN way to talk about executive FUNction! ...
Women in Engineering Event Women in Engineering Event   On Friday, October 26 th , three ninth grade girls attended the Lockheed Martin Women in Engineering Event in Liverpool, NY.  Tehya Long, McKenzie Fuller, and Mini Stanton, accompanied by science teacher Jacqueline Niver, enjoyed a day full of problem-solving, a tour of the engineering complex, and a job fair where engineers described the field of engineering that they worked ...
Author Visits Elementary School Author Visits Elementary School     Author and illustrator, Daniel Miller visited our elementary school this fall.  Students in grades Pre-K to 5 attended his presentations.  Daniel knew at a very young age that he wanted to be a writer and to illustrate his own books.  Using exciting, and often humorous visuals, Daniel lead students through the timeline ...
Science Epidemic Simulation Science Epidemic Simulation   Seventh grade Science students simulating a viral epidemic.     One student "got it!"  
Join Ski Club Join Ski Club More information about Ski Club:  Ski Club Flyer
McGraw Giving Tree Project McGraw Giving Tree Project With fall on its way and winter right around the corner, the school community is gearing up for the McGraw Giving Tree Project.  The McGraw Giving Tree Project was started many years ago by Caroline Gates to provide holiday presents for families in need, in our district.  Last year the district staff and faculty made the homes of 37 families and over one hundered of our children ...
Making Fossils in Science Making Fossils in Science Seventh graders made fossils!
Super Busy in Fourth Grade Super Busy in Fourth Grade   The fourth grade has been super busy since the beginning of the school year.  In Science, they learned about the life cycle of butterflies.  The classes were fortunate enough to watch them go through the stages and eventually let them go in the wild.  They have also learned about the Scientific method and have enjoyed ...
Halloween Candy Halloween Candy   Some fifth grade students had the chance to write about their favorite Halloween candy! They wrote to persuade their teacher that their favorite candy is the ultimate Halloween candy. Now they are researching their favorite candy to write an informational paragraph. Who says writing can't be fun and tasty!    



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